Title proper reads: Con il svo comento et figvre Vetrvvio. The label "Architettvra" above allegorical figure at head of t.p. is sometimes taken as 1st word of title
Imprint from colophon
Italian translation of the first 5 of Vitruvius' 10 books. The text, commentary and ill. are arranged as in the 1521 Como ed. (of all 10 books); see Fowler, Mortimer
Woodcut t.p. The title within an architectural surround, beneath the allegorical figure of architecture. The border consists of arabesque panels alternating with Caporali's port. and arms, the date M.D.XXXVI, and emblems of mathematics, music, literature and painting. Cut of Bigazzini, at whose private press the book was printed, leaf r
Mortimer, R. Italian 16th cent.
Library's c. 1 lacks N2.7 with leaves 99 and 104, having instead two copies of N1.8 with leaves 98 and 105
Binding, c. 1: limp vellum. Title written at head of spine: Vitru- / vio de / Capor. / [fleuron]. Copy 2: limp vellum. Traces of two pairs of ties at foredge, two more at head and foot
Inscription on front free endpaper recto, c. 1: Questo Libbro e di Ant:o Buonamici / Comprato in Firenze il di 7: Febbr:o / 1743. Inscriptions at either side of the figure of Architecture on t.p. of c. 2 have been inked out
No table of contents. Irregular pagination. Only right leaves are numbered. Foxing. Narrow margins. Gutter included to avoid cropping text.